When 50% is NOT a Coin Flip

When is 50% not a coin flip?  It occurs when the base rate of occurrence (often referred to as a “prior probability”) differs significantly. 

In cybersecurity, we deal with a small number of abnormal and malicious events – compared to a large number of benign ones.  As machine learning becomes more prevalent in cybersecurity, understanding prior probabilities is a must.

This video introduces you to the topic.

 

When 50% is NOT a Coin Flip

 

Ready to see how CYR3CON applies machine learning and delivers predictive scoring you can actually use? Contact us or register for a Predictive Threat Assessment today.